overact Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb exaggerate one's acting
ham; overplay; ham it up.
O`ver*act" transitive verb
To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he. overactedhis part
To act upon, or influence, unduly.Obs.
The hope of inheritance overacts them. Milton.
O`ver*act" intransitive verb
To act more than is necessary; to go to excess in action.B. Jonson.